Richard Strauss, former Agro Co. of Canada Ltd. owner and president, dies.

by Emily Wilson
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Richard Strauss, former owner and president of Agro Co. of Canada Ltd., died Dec. 31, 1999 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Agro Co., founded by Mr. Strauss and his father more than 50 years ago, began selling bagged feed to local farmers and grew to ship feed throughout Quebec and Ontario and export grain around the world. He retired in 1988 after Agro Co.'s sale to ConAgra.